The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Junior in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 188 171 193
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 70 58 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.71% 0.68% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.74% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 28 13
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£174 £228 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.62% -9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £115 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £225 £250
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.25 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -15.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.68 £11.25 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £16.48 £58.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.96 £11.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -19.64%
Junior
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8981 7849 7624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.31% 91.97% 92.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4988 4174 3698
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 442 656
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Junior in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Junior across the South East region.

Junior Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Junior
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Junior Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Junior across the South East region.

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Junior
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Junior Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Junior
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -8 18 £250 +40.44% 8
Berkshire +4 17 £305 +15.09% 8
Oxfordshire -12 9 £134 -44.27% 9
West Sussex -3 8 £130 +13.04% 3
Surrey -9 8 £135 -40.65% 12
East Sussex +2 6 - - 2
Kent 0 3 £175 - 3
Middlesex -5 1 £140 -44.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -24 1 - - 5
Junior
England

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Junior in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Junior in their job title.

1 35 (26.12%) Project Management
2 31 (23.13%) Microsoft
3 19 (14.18%) Telecoms
4 18 (13.43%) MS Excel
4 18 (13.43%) HTML
4 18 (13.43%) Degree
5 15 (11.19%) MS Project
5 15 (11.19%) CSS
6 13 (9.70%) MS Office
6 13 (9.70%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (8.96%) Test Scripting
7 12 (8.96%) MS Visio
8 11 (8.21%) HP
8 11 (8.21%) Windows
8 11 (8.21%) JavaScript
8 11 (8.21%) HTML5
9 10 (7.46%) PRINCE2
9 10 (7.46%) Computer Science
10 9 (6.72%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (6.72%) CRM
10 9 (6.72%) SQL
10 9 (6.72%) Oracle
10 9 (6.72%) CSS3
11 8 (5.97%) Photoshop
11 8 (5.97%) PHP
11 8 (5.97%) Linux
11 8 (5.97%) Adobe
11 8 (5.97%) Project Planning
11 8 (5.97%) Marketing

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Junior in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Junior in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.24%) Apache
1 3 (2.24%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.49%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.49%) CMS
2 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.75%) IIS
3 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.75%) WordPress
3 1 (0.75%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 15 (11.19%) MS Project
3 13 (9.70%) MS Office
3 13 (9.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (8.96%) MS Visio
5 8 (5.97%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (5.97%) Photoshop
6 4 (2.99%) InDesign
7 3 (2.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.75%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 7 (5.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.24%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.75%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.22%) Office 365
2 1 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.75%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.73%) SAN
2 4 (2.99%) Internet
3 3 (2.24%) Firewall
3 3 (2.24%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.49%) VPN
4 2 (1.49%) SSL
4 2 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.75%) Network Security
5 1 (0.75%) ATM
5 1 (0.75%) LAN
5 1 (0.75%) PBX
5 1 (0.75%) VoIP
5 1 (0.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.22%) MySQL
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.75%) QlikView
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.24%) Subversion
3 2 (1.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.49%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.75%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.75%) Ant
4 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.75%) Gradle
4 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.75%) Maven
4 1 (0.75%) JIRA
General
1 19 (14.18%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.97%) Marketing
3 7 (5.22%) Finance
4 4 (2.99%) Legal
5 3 (2.24%) Law
5 3 (2.24%) Electronics
6 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.49%) Publishing
6 2 (1.49%) Retail
6 2 (1.49%) Billing
7 1 (0.75%) French Language
7 1 (0.75%) German Language
7 1 (0.75%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.75%) Games
7 1 (0.75%) Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.43%) HTML
2 15 (11.19%) CSS
3 11 (8.21%) HTML5
4 9 (6.72%) CSS3
5 7 (5.22%) jQuery
6 4 (2.99%) XML
6 4 (2.99%) .NET
7 3 (2.24%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.24%) LAMP
7 3 (2.24%) Ajax
7 3 (2.24%) JSP
8 2 (1.49%) SOAP
8 2 (1.49%) Web Services
8 2 (1.49%) OLE
8 2 (1.49%) FuelPHP
9 1 (0.75%) JPA
9 1 (0.75%) REST
9 1 (0.75%) PhoneGap
9 1 (0.75%) Laravel
9 1 (0.75%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.46%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.48%) NHS
4 5 (3.73%) PDA
5 3 (2.24%) User Experience
6 2 (1.49%) Physics
6 2 (1.49%) DTV
6 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.75%) Handset
7 1 (0.75%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.75%) PACS
7 1 (0.75%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.75%) PMI
7 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.75%) FMCG
7 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.21%) Windows
2 8 (5.97%) Linux
3 4 (2.99%) Windows XP
3 4 (2.99%) UNIX
4 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.49%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.75%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.12%) Project Management
2 12 (8.96%) Test Scripting
3 10 (7.46%) PRINCE2
4 9 (6.72%) CRM
4 9 (6.72%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (5.97%) Project Planning
5 8 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (4.48%) Programme Management
7 5 (3.73%) Business Analysis
7 5 (3.73%) Migration
7 5 (3.73%) Web Development
7 5 (3.73%) Software Testing
7 5 (3.73%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (2.99%) Resource Management
8 4 (2.99%) ITIL
9 3 (2.24%) Software Engineering
9 3 (2.24%) Scrum
9 3 (2.24%) Data Management
9 3 (2.24%) OOP
9 3 (2.24%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.21%) JavaScript
2 9 (6.72%) SQL
3 8 (5.97%) PHP
4 2 (1.49%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.49%) VB
4 2 (1.49%) Python
4 2 (1.49%) Perl
4 2 (1.49%) C#
5 1 (0.75%) C++
5 1 (0.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (13.43%) Degree
2 6 (4.48%) SC Cleared
2 6 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.24%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.49%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.49%) PMP
5 2 (1.49%) MCSE
5 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.48%) SLA
2 5 (3.73%) QA
3 2 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.75%) GAAP
System Software
1 4 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (23.13%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.21%) HP
3 9 (6.72%) Oracle
4 8 (5.97%) Adobe
5 4 (2.99%) VMware
6 3 (2.24%) Juniper
6 3 (2.24%) Cerner
6 3 (2.24%) Apple
6 3 (2.24%) SAP
7 2 (1.49%) McAfee
8 1 (0.75%) Primavera
8 1 (0.75%) Symbian
8 1 (0.75%) Cisco
8 1 (0.75%) EMC
8 1 (0.75%) Avaya
8 1 (0.75%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.75%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.75%) Mitel
8 1 (0.75%) Google
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